Public Information & Partnerships Staff
Ruth Terrell
Director of Public Information & Partnerships
Amanda Fischer-Penner
Public Relations Assistant
Curt Heeney  
Print Master
(816) 316-7126
Terra Charles
District Receptionist
(816) 316-7000


PIP Responsibilities

•    Administering public communication
•    Promoting positive public relations for the Hickman Mills School District, Media Relations,
      including all communications with external media
•    Public/Press release of information about district highlights and concerns
•    Postings of official district dates and announcements
•    Board of Education Meeting Recognitions: Applause Applause
•    Web site
•    Marketing/Community/Parent Involvement/Partners in Education
•    Schedule of PIO District Event Programs
•    Back to School Rally and Parade
•    District Banquets/Celebrations: Veterans Day, Retirement Celebration, Service Recognition,
      Teacher of the Year/Millie Harness Employee of the Year Guidelines
•    Hickman Mills Educational Foundation Silent Auction/Superintendent's Address Fundraiser
•    United Way
•    Town Hall Meetings
•    Kids Voting
•    Hickman Mills Educational Foundation
•    District Mail Distribution
•    Printing/Internal Communication Newsletters: Your School Report, The 4-1-1 on C-1,
      Partners in Education
•    PrintingPros (Print for pay)